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Lawmakers are expected to be in Washington until the start of October, after which they are scheduled to return to their home districts for the last weeks of the campaign season.
She is expected to continue in her role next year, if Democrats retain control the House.
Biden’s team is going after a population that is generally more averse to in-person interactions and more of his supporters are expected to cast ballots over the next month, either by mail or through early voting.
Even in states that haven’t made absentee voting easier, the number of ballot requests is still expected to spike.
VOTE BY MAIL: WHICH STATES ALLOW ABSENTEE VOTINGKATE RABINOWITZ, BRITTANY MAYESSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Redfield told the panel he expected a vaccine to start being available in November or December.
For example, there have been 263,000 more deaths in the United States in 2020 than would have been expected based on the past several years.
In government personnel lingo, positions that are expected to continue indefinitely are called “permanent” — even though they may turn out not to be — while those with an expected ending date are “temporary” or “term.”
While dozens who have directly espoused or at least flirted with the fringe right-wing conspiracy group’s beliefs have been on the ballot this year, only a handful have won their primaries, and just a few are expected to win their race in November.
TRUMP, IN TOWN HALL, SAYS HE WOULDN’T HAVE DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENTLY ON PANDEMICCOLBY ITKOWITZ, JOSH DAWSEY, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
You speak with about as little reflection as we might expect from one of those children down there playing in the sand.
Why expect that extraordinary virtues should be in one person united, when one virtue makes a man extraordinary?
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU

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